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Family Affairs

Family Life in Sweden
Ann-Marie Hildeman compares life in a modern Swedish flat with what she has found in Britain.

Slimmers' Clinic
A progress report with doctor's comments after twelve weeks of slimming.

Introduced by Isobel Barnett.

3.15 Season's Best
Frances Perry shows this month's best value in flowers, fruit, and vegetables.

(to 15.30)

Contributors

Item presenter (Family Life in Sweden):
Ann-Marie Hildeman
Presenter (Family Affairs):
Isobel Barnett
Producer (Family Affairs):
Beryl Radley
Presenter (Season's Best):
Frances Perry
Producer (Season's Best):
Ann Shead

The second of three programmes in which viewer juries throughout the British Isles select the song to represent Great Britain in the Eurovision Song Contest of 1959.

Pete Murray introduces the songs and Lita Roza, Lester Ferguson, Pearl Carr and Teddy Johnson, Rosemary Squires, John Hanson, Valerie Shane sing them for you.
(The final: Saturday)
(See page 5)

Contributors

Presenter:
Pete Murray
Singer:
Lita Roza
Singer:
Lester Ferguson
Singer:
Pearl Carr
Singer:
Teddy Johnson
Singer:
Rosemary Squires
Singer:
John Hanson
Singer:
Valerie Shane
Orchestra under the direction of:
Eric Robinson
Orchestra leader:
David McCallum
Musical associate:
Alan Bristow
Settings:
Norman James
Producer:
Harry Carlisle

Look around with Cliff Michelmore.
Sport - Music - People
Cinema - Theatre - Argument
with Derek Hart, Geoffrey Johnson Smith, Macdonald Hastings and this week, Rory McEwen

Contributors

Presenter:
Cliff Michelmore
Reporter:
Derek Hart
Reporter:
Geoffrey Johnson Smith
Reporter:
Macdonald Hastings
Singer/guitarist:
Rory McEwen
Producer:
Donald Baverstock

A friendly battle of entertainment for the 'Top Town' Television Trophy of 1959. Introduced by David Jacobs.
Presented before twenty-five judges in BBC studios throughout the British Isles.
Panel chairmen:
Southampton - A. Norman Schofield, L.L.M. Town Clerk of Southampton
Bangor - Alderman Caradog Jones, Mayor of Bangor. North Wales
Belfast - Councillor R. J. Williamson, J.P., Mayor of Portadown, Co. Armagh
Newcastle - Alderman E. E. Wales, M.M., J.P., Mayor of Sunderland
London - Councillor A. N. E. McHaffie, J.P., Mayor of the Royal Borough of Kensington
Alyn Ainsworth and the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Jimmy Leach at the electronic organ
From the BBC's North of England television studio

Contributors

Presenter:
David Jacobs
Panellist (Southampton):
A. Norman Schofield
Panellist (Bangor):
Alderman Caradog Jones
Panellist (Belfast):
Councillor R. J. Williamson
Panellist (Newcastle):
Alderman E. E. Wales
Panellist (London):
A. N. E. McHaffie
Musicians:
Alyn Ainsworth and the BBC Northern Dance Orchestra
Organist:
Jimmy Leach
Research:
Ronnie Lane
Producer:
Barney Colehan

Outside Broadcast cameras bring you the following fights direct from the Epsom Swimming Baths.
An eight-round Middleweight contest
George Aldridge (Market Harborough) v. Johnny Read (Norwood)
A six-round Welterweight contest
Bernard Hart v. Terry Lake
(Streatham) (Morden)
Arranged by Bill Goodwin Promotions

(See facing page)

Contributors

Boxer:
George Aldridge
Boxer:
Johnny Read
Boxer:
Bernard Hart
Boxer:
Terry Lake
Commentator:
Harry Carpenter
Presented for television by:
Peter Webber

A new series of programmes about film-making throughout the world.
Introduced by Derek Prouse.
With contributions from Giulietta Masina, Federico Fellini, Suso Cecchi d'Amico, Domenico Meccoli, Alberto Lattuada and extracts from recent films including 'Nella Citta l'Inferno', 'Le Notti di Cabiria', 'I Soliti Ignoti', 'Il Grido' and 'La Tempesta'.
The interviews filmed in Rome by courtesy of Unitalia
(Dilys Powell writes on page 6)

Contributors

Presenter:
Derek Prouse
Interviewee:
Giulietta Masina
Interviewee:
Federico Fellini
Interviewee:
Suso Cecchi d'Amico
Interviewee:
Domenico Meccoli
Interviewee:
Alberto Lattuada
Produced for television by:
Victor Poole

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